Digested week: I’ve finally realised how terrible lockdown was for extroverts

Monday I appreciate that I am about to hang my dirty – or at least selfish and unreflective – washing out here for all to see but … I’ve only just started to appreciate how terrible the pandemic and lockdowns must have been for extroverts. Last week, I had to go out two nights in … Read more

Jake Hays Releases New Single “All I’ve Got To Say’

Jake Hays, the California based songwriter, actor and director, released his new single, “All I’ve Got to Say”. You’ll love if you’re looking for an electric guitar, soulful vocals, and a hook that won’t leave your head. That track would fit perfectly on Spotify’s New Noise or Rock This Playlist. Co-written with one of his … Read more

What I’ve Heard: October 2022

It’s time for the monthly post detailing what albums and artists I’ve been listening to called What I’ve Heard: October 2022 Edition. Only one more of these posts for the year before locking in my Top 20 Albums of 2022 albums post in December! The newest from Kings Kaleidoscope takes the top spot for me … Read more

The IVE Members Share Their Tips For the Perfect Outfit

Barely 10 months into their career, K-pop group IVE has achieved milestones unknown for a rookie group. The perfect combination of stylized K-pop and newfangled girl crush, the sextet — Yujin, Gaeul, Rei, Wonyoung, Liz, and Leeseo —  knows nothing but success. Their debut song “ELEVEN,” released in December 2021, earned them 13 music show … Read more

What I’ve Heard: September 2022

It’s time for the monthly post detailing what albums and artist I’ve been listening to called What I’ve Heard: September 2022 Edition. Top 25 Albums of September September was a month to highlight some fantastic ladies in music, as Indie Artist Jetty Rae, CCM Queen Amy Grant, and up-and-coming Madison Cunningham all got a high … Read more

K-Pop Group IVE Went All Out for their All-Denim Look

Nostalgia has been influencing the most prominent fashion trends in 2022 and K-Pop group IVE is here to prove it.  Just like corsets, cargo pants, and many other Y2K staples, the Canadian tuxedo has been making the rounds since the beginning of the year with the likes of Bella Hadid donning full-denim looks. The latest … Read more

What I’ve Heard: August 2022

It’s time for the monthly post detailing what albums and artist I’ve been listening to called What I’ve Heard: August 2022 Edition. Top 25 Albums of August 2022 Keith Green passed away 40 years ago. He along with Rich Mullins are two foundational artists for me. I admire their passion, their authenticity, and their all-too-short … Read more

I’ve been meeting with the same group of men for 36 years – here’s what they’ve taught me

In 1986, aged 32 and building a career as a statistician in Cambridge, I saw a notice in the local health food shop window, advertising an open meeting of a “Men’s Group”. The notice caught my eye because I was, to be honest, struggling with being a man. I had recently separated from my wife … Read more